Merfish members visit European Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry Ljubljana, Slovenia, January 29th – February 3rd, 2023 Members of UCM, AIA, Jožef Stefan Institute and IPREM are attending the conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia between January 29th – February 3rd, 2023.

Lessons learned for communication and stakeholder engagement

December 5th 2022 During the MERFISH secondment in the UK (in Europe for Business ) in the framework of the WP5 Communication, outreach and networking activities, Ms Tina Vrabec from the Institute Jozef Stefan, Slovenia had several meetings for learning activities related to the following themes: he feedback was positive and constructive and allowed both […]

Merfish mid-term meeting: Day 2 (20/09/2022) IPREM, Pau.

Fernandos Barbosa and Michael Bank delivered presentations during their visit at IPREM in the frame of H2020 MERFISH project (MSCA RISE). The following afternoon saw secondees, including the PhD students that completed secondments even if the mobility was not directly funded by RISE:  Claudia Marchan Moreno (from CNRS to PSA) Gustavo Moreno Martin (from UCM […]

Merfish mid-term meeting: Day 1 (19/09/2022) IPREM, Pau.

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UPPA hosted the MERFISH mid-term meeting this week at IPREM. Speakers included the following topics by PHD candidates and researchers: Day 1 began with an overview presentation from Zoyne Pedrero Zayas discussing the status of deliverables, milestones and secondements completed and planned for the future. Zoyne then presented WP 1. Development of analytical techniques for […]

MERFISH Project Partner USP Hosts International Workshop in São Paulo

MERFISH Project Partner USP Hosts International Workshop in São Paulo

The University of São Paulo, a member of the MERFISH Project consortium, this month hosted an International Workshop in Environmental Metallomics in the framework of the project. The workshop, which took place from 5th -11th August, was attended by Project Coordinator Zoyne Pedrero Zayas from CNRS and Laurent Ouerdane from IPREM, who are currently on […]

MERFISH Representatives from CNRS Visit PSA, UK

Two members of CNRS, a partner in the MERFISH Project, crossed the water to visit PSA, UK. P S Analytical is a leading company in the manufacture and supply of instrumentation for the analysis of Mercury (Hg), Arsenic (As), Selenium (Se), Antimony (Sb), Bismuth (Bi) and Tellurium (Te) in all matrices.

IPREM PhD Student Delivers Seminar Based on New Publication.

Khouloud el Hanafi, PhD student at IPREM (CNRS, UPPA) has delivered a ground-breaking seminar titled: “First time identification of selenoneine in seabirds and its potential role in mercury detoxification” based on the paper of the same name ( The seminar was delivered remotely to 22 participants, all from IPREM. The recently published paper “First Time […]

Three Presentations Delivered at Conference in Japan

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Claudia Marchan Moreno (PhD student), Silvia Queipo (postdoc) and Dr Zoyne Pedrero Zayas, the MERFISH Project Coordinator, recently participated in the ISM-8: The 8th International Symposium on Metallomics, Kanazawa, Japan, where they delivered three oral presentations of multipartner scientific work carried out in the framework of the MERFISH project. All details about the conference are […]

Successful three-month secondment of UCM PhD student at IPREM

MERFISH is proud to announce the successful completion of a three-month secondment at IPREM of Tamara Fernandez Bautista, PhD student at UCM. Tamara also participated in an international conference: Spectratom 2022, where she presented a poster related to MERFISH. Spectratom is the number one meeting place for French-speaking scientists and operators of atomic spectrometry […]